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tv   Sport Today  BBC News  May 30, 2017 1:45am-2:01am BST

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live from the bbc sport centre. coming up on this programme... tiger woods says his arrest for driving under the influence was due to an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications. barcelona announce that ernesto valverde will take charge at camp nou next season. huddersfield are back in the top flight of the english game for the first time since 1972 after winning their play off against reading on penalties. and nine—time champion rafael nadal breezes through his first match at the french open. hello and welcome to the programme where we start with the news coming out of the united states on monday that one of the world's greatest ever golfers, tiger woods, was arrested in the south florida town ofjupiter for driving under the influence. woods who was released a few hours later is second on the all—time list with m major titles, but his last win on tour was back in 2013 at the players championship while his last major win came at the us open in 2008. the 41—year—old has struggled with back issues in recent years and returned to the sport after 15 months out injured in december, but hasn't played since a recurrence of his back problems in february
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and in the past hour has a released a statement saying... "i want the public to know that alcohol was not involved. what happened was an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications," he said. "i didn't realize the mix of medications had affected me so strongly." this is another fall from this is anotherfall from grace this is another fall from grace for tiger woods. we remember 2009 when it was careless driving on that occasion. it was thanksgiving night and he crashed into the water hydra nt. and he crashed into the water hydrant. that set off a sequence of events that showed he had been responsible for multiple ball extra marital affairs and a fall from grace. now he will be haunted by that mugshot which will be circulated everywhere as a result of this arrest. he is still a very
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sought—after figure in the world of sport but this kind of situation will do nothing for his marketability in terms of sponsors. he looks a long way away from being the golfer who dominated the world of golf and an awful long way away from being a competitive golfer on the circuit. he is a very, very private figure. he cards that privacy jealously. private figure. he cards that privacyjealously. this'll be a huge to him. football news. ernesto valverde has been appointed as the new barcelona coach on a two year deal. valverde a former player at camp nou has been head coach of athletic bilbao for the past four seasons and heads to barca after they finished second to real madrid in the league. on saturday luis enrique‘s reign with barcelona finished with victory over alaves in the final of the copa del rey. he also led barcelona to the treble in his first season and the domestic double in 2016. i think every coach is different and
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has his own approach. he has a more straight style of the ball playing. barcelona has been running things when necessary. barcelona has the players with neymar, suarez and lionel messi. a lot of teams struggle. we should consider trying to combine both styles. to me, the problem has been a barcelona has been losing control of the midfield which has been part of the success of the team in the last decade. we are trying to bring in solid players to make the team feel more solid. barcelona needs possession to defend. the teams that he has been at, 0lympiakos and athletic bilbao, he won the league and the cup he did
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very well. he has the best players and the barcelona coach. huddersfield town have been promoted to the english premier league for the first time after a penalty shootout win over reading on monday. the match finished goal—less at the end of extra time at wembley stadium and after reading'sjordan 0bita had his effort saved by danny ward christopher schindler won it with his spot kick as david wagner's terriers who finished 19th last season, narrowly avoiding relegation move back to the top flight for the first time since 1972. iamso i am so happy that we have proven that experience is not everything, especially here in england, mainly because england is traditional. since i arrived i was always in consultation. no experience in the
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league, no experience of winter break. no experience of the players. experience is important that if you have passion, desire and ideas you can match it. i was so happy we have proven this is possible and that we brought this fairy tale to a happy end. it makes me but —— unbelievably happy. al ain of the uae are through to the asian champions league quarter finals after a 6—2 aggregate win over iran side esteghlal in their last 16 tie. despite trailing 1—0 from the opening match the home side made light work of their opponents with a 6—1 second leg victory, their brazilian winger kye—you picked up both goals in the first half, this one thanks to some dubious goalkeeping from seyed mehdi rahmati and the match was as good as over when 0mar abdulrahman also benefited from a goalkeeper misjudgementjust after half time to make it 3—0 helping send his side through to the last eight a bit of pitch cleaning was required in dubai before al ahli of the uae played their namesa kes from saudi arabia. but it was the saudis who progress to the last eight as taisir aljassim scored
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the opener as his side won 3—1 on the night and 11—2 on aggregate. now to the french open tennis where defending women's champion garbine murguruza beat 2010 winner francesca schiavone in straight sets on monday at rolland garros. reigning men's champion novak djokovic was playing his first match under the watching eyes of new coach andre agassi and it resulted in victory. austin halewood rounds up that and all the rest of the action. after a first day in paris that saw the women's number one seed crash at the women's number one seed crash at the will date to add some the biggest names in the game. rafael nadal‘s never looked in trouble. all the time under the watchful eye of his new coach. the pair got off to the perfect start. djokovic won in straight sets. is that the first of
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many more to come? for me, it is a very different relationship from anyone else i have had with anybody. consistently talking a lot about those things. i can see only positives to now. djokovic won the tournament for the first time last year. he still has a long way to go if he is to match this man, fao nadal. he got off to the perfect start. he had little trouble beating bete noire pair will stop the crown say for the moment. —— venoit paire. notan say for the moment. —— venoit paire. not an easy opponent. a lot of respect for him. i played a great first set. especially with the 11—3
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point. after that i closed the set and was a bit lazy after that. and other heavyweights of the men's game is safely through. me los raonic was ruthless on the clay. could he be the man to do throw in the king this time around? in the women's draw, the former world number one survived a scare to win on day two. she joins defending champion in the second round. kagiso rabada took figures of 4 for 39 as south africa defeated england by 7 wickets to win the third one day international at lord's. rabada and wayne parnell who picked up three wickets tore through the top order as england slumped to just 20 for 6 eventually making 153 thanks to a jonny bairstow half century. the proteas reached the target with more than 20 overs to spare although england still won
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the series holders team 0racle usa remain first after day three of the america's cup qualifiers in bermuda while ben ainslie's british team land rover bar suffered a fourth consecutive defeat. the six—man british crew were beaten by france, who sealed a 53—second win with the british team dropping to third. the american holders who despite racing in these qualifiers are automatically into the final best of 13 contest for the cup by virtue of possessing it at present. to rugby union where the british and irish lions left for their tour of new zealand on monday. warren gatland's side departed from london's heathrow airport and will play a three test series against the all blacks as well as seven tour matches in the five week tour. wales's sam warburton will captain the squad having also led them on the previous tour of australia four years ago, with the lions having not won a series in new zealand since 1971. but they are going for two series in
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a row having beaten australia four yea rs a row having beaten australia four years ago. that is all i have time for. tell next time, goodbye. the bank holiday is over and it did end on a wet note for northern and eastern parts of england. a lot of that has been moving way out into the north sea. the east of england lot of low cloud thing that a little rain to speak of. in the west of scotla nd rain to speak of. in the west of scotland they will see rain. this cold front is heading our way. head back, still quite a warm night. as we start tuesday, we have low cloud
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across the east. it is quite dry. further west, rain for a time in northern ireland. it will take awhile to cross scotland. there will be some rain stretching down across england and wales. very little rain in the south west of england. inland we should see spells of sunshine. there will be some rain crossing northern england, down into wales. it is becoming increasingly light and patchy. behind that, you will see at brightening up quite nicely. it will turn a bit fresher. you can see the humidity dropping away a bit. at roland garros we are looking pretty good over the next few days. the winds will be increasingly light and we should see more in the wake of sunshine as well. to stealing back on our shores. we see the patchy rain fizzling out as it makes its way to the south eastern corner.
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actually it would be a fresh start to the day on wednesday morning. the fresh air has spread its way in. a better night for sleeping. wednesday looks like a decent day. it might start of windy in the north—east of the uk. that eases down. most places will have a decent day with light winds and sunny spells. wednesday, a pretty decent day. there is the wind easing down in the north—east. good spells of sunshine will stop much of scotla nd spells of sunshine will stop much of scotland as well for stuck temperatures into the mid—to upper teens and low 20s. a lot of fine and dry weather to be had. the west of scotla nd dry weather to be had. the west of scotland and northern ireland, they will begin to see the weather front moving in. that is making steady progress is woods. by friday they'll be fair bit of cloud with outbreaks of rain around. it looks like it will be warm and once again. —— warm
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and humid once welcome to bbc news, broadcasting to viewers in north america and around the globe. my name's mike embley. our top stories: frank talk from the french president. emmanuel macron meets vladmir putin for the first time and issues a warning about the use of chemical weapons in syria. after two days of airport chaos, the boss of british airways says he's sorry about the disruption caused by a computer meltdown —— but he refuses to resign. golfer tiger woods blames a reaction to prescription drugs for his driving under the influence arrest. and a steep rise in the number of deaths from cholera in yemen.
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